of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
POWELL, WILLIAM H.
Rank and Organization: Major, 2d West Virginia Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Sinking Creek Valley, Va., 26 November 1862. Entered Service At: Ironton, Ohio. Birth:
England. Date Of Issue: 22 July 1890.
Distinguished services in raid, where with 20 men, he charged and captured the enemy's
camp, 500 strong, without the loss of man or gun.
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